from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A council or meeting of indigenous peoples of southern Africa to discuss an important matter.
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- n. An important conference held by leaders of the Zulu and Xhosa peoples of South Africa.
- n. A problem, a concern.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Among the natives of South Africa, a council or conference for the discussion of affairs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a council at which indigenous peoples of southern Africa meet to discuss some important question
Zulu ín-dàbà, affair, topic for discussion, conference : ín-, n. pref. + -dàbà, affair.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Zulu indaba. (Wiktionary)